Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach gets bail, more charges could be added

Former Media24 executive and Grey College teacher Willem Breytenbach has been granted R50,000 bail.

Breytenbach is alleged to have raped a Johannesburg-based advertising copywriter Deon Wigget and several other boys more than 20 years ago.

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) Western Cape spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila details the terms of Breytenbach's bail terms.

The accused must surrender his passport, he must not set foot at home affairs or any immigration office.

Eric Ntabazalila, Spokesperson - Western Cape NPA

He must report to the police in the Mossel Bay area three times a week: Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 7am and 7pm.

Eric Ntabazalila, Spokesperson - Western Cape NPA

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He must not make contact with the witnesses directly or indirectly, including on social networks.

Eric Ntabazalila, Spokesperson - Western Cape NPA

Ntabazalila says investigations are still ongoing and more charges are likely to be added but for now, he faces two charges.

He is facing a charge of indecent assault which happened in 1997 and a sexual assault charge which happened in 2017.

Eric Ntabazalila, Spokesperson - Western Cape NPA

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